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Qa Lead Resume

Mclean, VA

SUMMARY

  • 10 Years of experience in Software Quality Assurance and Test Automation Process in IT industry and that include Insurance applications which are Client/Server, web - based Applications with proficiency in both manual and automated testing.
  • Extensive working experience on all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), its methodologies and process.
  • Experience in Automation testing using Selenium Web Driver /RC / IDE/, Junit, TestNG, Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Cucumber, Jbehave, Soap UI and HP UFT / QTP & HP Quality Center.
  • Sound knowledge on Junit, TestNG framework for Unit testing, Maven and Ant for Project building tool, Jenkins/Hudson for Continuous Integration.
  • Good experience in Selenium Test Environment setup expert using the entire open source tools. Excellent knowledge in writing unique XPath using firebug and fire path to identify web elements.
  • Proficient in creating automation script from scratch. Extensive knowledge of developing different type of framework like Modular, Test Driven, Data driven and Hybrid framework by using Junit.
  • Experience in creating Test Strategy, Test Plans and Test Cases, Test Estimation, Requirement Traceability Matrix.
  • Experience in preparation of Test Summary Report, User Guide & Training.
  • Expertise in Smoke Testing, Backed end Testing, Black-Box Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Functional Testing, Positive/ Negative Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, GUI Software Testing, Ad-hoc Testing, Boundary Value Testing.
  • Experience with comprehensive understanding of all phases of Test Life Cycle, including requirements gathering, test planning, and scheduling, testing, defect tracking, and reporting.
  • Good experience in Web Services testing using SOAP UI, XML, & WSDL. Providing required input data to request XML & get the required data from response XML & use the response data from other request XML using SOAP UI.
  • Extensive experience in using Open Source Tools like Selenium IDE, Firebug, XML Spy, SOAP UI and Eclipse Editor.
  • Expertise in documenting defects with high level of detail, accuracy, and informative recreation steps using Quality Center, JIRA, IBM Clear Quest, BugZilla.
  • Experience with coding in Java and good Understanding of Python. Understanding of software design principles and understanding of OO design principles.
  • Experience in Backend testing by writing SQL queries in Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Access databases.
  • Good analytical and communication skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also perform as part of a team.
  • Highly motivated team player with analytical, organizational and technical skills, unique ability to adapt quickly to challenges and changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proven team player with an analytical bent to problem solving and delivering under high stress environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Application/Functional areas: Banking, Telecom, Credit Cards, Home Loans, Branch Operations Call Center Operations.

Operating Systems: WinNT, 2000, XP, NT, and Unix.

Testing tools: Selenium Web Driver /IDE / RC, Junit, Eclipse, HP UFT / QTP, HP ALM, SOAP UI, HP Load Runner, Fiddler 2

Scripting Languages: VB Scripting & Java Scripting

Database: Oracle, SQL server 2000

Version Control: Version One, Visual Source Safe, SVN Tortoise.

Methodologies: Agile Scrum, Waterfall and V and V.

Programming Languages: C, C++, Core Jave, J2EE

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Mclean VA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Created and enhanced numerous test scripts to handle changes in the objects, in the tested application’s GUI and in the testing environment using Selenium WebDriver.
  • Identified regression test cases to automate. Automate those test cases using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG and Java (Eclipse IDE).
  • Designed, developed and implemented MVC Pattern based Keyword Driven automation testing framework utilizing Java, TestNG and Selenium WebDriver.
  • Used TestNG framework to run unit test and Maven to build the Project. Extended TestNG framework by adding some helper classes and methods.
  • Conducted Whitebox, Functional, Regression, Smoke testing with Eclipse TestNG, Selenium WebDriver, Maven, Java, for web based applications, conducted Load, Stress, performance testing with Load runner, also did data testing for various companies.
  • Converted QTP scripts to Selenium WebDriver scripts. Used Java language and TestNG framework for scripting. Used Maven for building the WebDriver project.
  • Involved in creation of automation framework in Selenium WebDriver using behavior driven approach like Jbehave, Cucumber.
  • Configured the test suite to Jenkins to make it run on every successful deployment, which helped reduce the feedback loop time to the developers.
  • Involved in pushing the automated test code into CI (Continuous Integration) and monitored the test execution in Jenkins once the code pushed into CI.
  • Extensively used Selenium (data-driven, XPath locator) and WebDriver to test the web application.
  • Performed Web Services Testing and XML validation by creating test case suite using SOAP UI.
  • Developed Web Service Test with SOAP UI to test SOA platform.
  • Developed automated testing suite in SOA testand SOAP UIforRestAPI testing.
  • Involved in Black box, Functional, Regression, Negative, Compatibility and Integration testing. Also, involved in patch and upgrade testing.
  • Created Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) to analyze changes and identify the areas of application for Regression Testing. Executed Test Cases, logged defects, developed Test Defect Reports and Escalated issues.
  • Wrote Reusable Manual Scripts in test cases using quality center and using requirement document. Run test cases from test lab and logged in defects using Quality Center.
  • Checked the data flow through the front end to backend and used SQL queries, to extract the data from the database.
  • Worked in an agile environment, with an ability to accommodate and test the newly proposed changes at any point of time during the release.
  • Responsible for collecting and analyzing the test metrics and then submitting the reports, which kept track of the status and progress of the testing effort.

Confidential, Richmond VA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully Validated / Delivered Several Application as Integration Test Lead
  • QA POC in S2 - Agile Release Trains
  • Build / Developed and Delivered Automation scripts for Continuous PSI’s
  • Maintained and implemented Regression automation scripts for Every Release.
  • Performed regression testing to ensure application changes do not adversely affect previously implemented functionality
  • Worked closely with team to get resolutions on their automation technical challenges/Issues
  • Prepared test automation coding standards ds and check list documents.
  • Created the build ahead automation scripts for agile projects.
  • Expertise in implementing cross browser and cross platform web testing with Selenium RC and Web-Driver.
  • Experienced in using Junit and TestNG testing Framework as a test runner with Selenium.
  • Experienced in designing automation testing framework for web-based application using Selenium that maintains the work flow as an end-user.
  • Experienced in developing and implementing Data Driven and Keyword Driven automation testing framework with Selenium RC and WebDriver.
  • Applied best practices and professional principles and techniques to evaluate systems during development
  • Extensively created and implemented “1 Day - 1 Click “automation framework
  • Created external vb file to kick off the script and share the results
  • Handled Build releases and Manual Projects Internally.
  • Reviewed Business requirements and prepared Test Strategy, Test Plan
  • Preparation of Test Methodology, Assessment of Functional and Business Requirements
  • Creation of Test Scenarios, Test Scripts, Reporting and Defect management
  • Involved extensive scripting experience in test data setups using HP QUICKTEST PRO
  • Provided estimates for the testing effort for application changes and change controls and coordinated the testing activities
  • Involved in Triage Meetings for Production bugs with the support, development team and the business
  • Responsible for creating Signoff reports after every testing cycle
  • Interacted with Business Analysts and Developers for bug reviews

Confidential, Utah

QA Automation Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Created and executed QTP 9.0 Scripts for Each Patch and release.
  • Prepared Test Strategy, Test Plan documents for Clients
  • Reviewed All Non Functional requirements
  • Done Performance testing using Load Runner 8.0 / Fiddler 2 / Visual Studio Load Test 2008
  • Trained and coordinated with offshore team
  • Responsible for identifying test data
  • Responsible for Tracking Defects in Quality Center
  • Provided with a detailed Sign off report after every testing cycle
  • Monitored the Performance of web and application servers
  • Provided standardized performance profile reports which showed not only expected performance but possible future performance with increased load as a result of an expected increase in customer base

Confidential, Overland Park Kansas City

QA Automation Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Business requirements & Prepared Automation Design Document.
  • As QA Lead Analyzed and created Automation strategy and Automation Delivery Document
  • Interacted with Business Leads to clarify on issues if any and to get sign off on the workflows developed.
  • Creation of Test Scenarios, Test Scripts, Reporting and Defect management
  • Creation of Regression Test suite for Visual Age Smalltalk application using HP Quick Test Pro 8.2.

Confidential, Ashburn VA

QA Functional / Automation tester

Responsibilities:

  • Based on Business and System Requirements, Created Test Scenarios
  • Implemented Business Components Approach using HP Quality Center for creating test cases
  • Based on the User Stories developed UAT Test Scripts and was involved in UAT Support
  • Assisted the End users during UAT Execution
  • Involved in End User Training Activity
  • Tested Internal Employee web based application and performed smoke testing, functional, integration, system testing
  • Created Automated QTP Scripts for regression Testing and Executed for each release
  • Involved in Business Validation Testing
  • Trained and coordinated with offshore team

Confidential, Dallas

QA Automation Tester / Functional Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Based on Business and System Requirements, Created Test Scenarios
  • Implemented Business Components Approach using HP Quality Center for creating test cases
  • Involved in System Testing & System Integration Testing
  • Identified Regression suite and updated the test cases after every release
  • Involved in the Integration Testing, System Testing, UAT Testing, Regression Testing
  • Responsible for identifying test data for each phase of testing
  • Performed Smoke Test and Sanity Test
  • Responsible for Tracking Defects in Quality Center

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